Southern California Wedding Venues You'll Love

What kind of wedding are you planning? Outdoor? Ranch? Wondering about Southern Cal beach wedding venues? Looking for recommendations? We share our fave Southern California venues here.

(If you still can’t get enough, see detailed info for all the Southern California wedding venues on our site.)


Simply Stunning: 11 Romantic Ventura County Wedding Venues

Simply Stunning: 11 Romantic Ventura County Wedding Venues

Searching for a romantic wedding venue in Ventura County? From a restored, private garden estate in the Camarillo hills to a beachfront resort with stunning panoramic ocean views, you'll find no shortage of breathtaking places to say "I do” among the hidden gems in this region.


Don’t Break The Bank: 8 Affordable Palm Springs Wedding Venues

Don’t Break The Bank: 8 Affordable Palm Springs Wedding Venues

Palm Springs may be a hot wedding destination, but it's still home to plenty of affordable wedding venues. We’ve included our favorite spots that offer champagne style on a beer budget, and also deliver when it comes to stunning vistas and great amenities. (You can thank us later!)


19 Vibrant Venues For Your Indian Wedding In Southern California

19 Vibrant Venues For Your Indian Wedding In Southern California

On the hunt for the perfect venue to host your Indian wedding? These beautiful celebrations are not only full of vibrant colors and exotic flavors, they're steeped in rich traditions. And while not every space has what it takes to host this type of elaborate, large-scale reception with ease, you'll find plenty of available options in Southern California. Here’s a list of places that can serve as a great backdrop for your event.


12 Holiday Party Venues in Los Angeles

12 Holiday Party Venues in Los Angeles

Want your company holiday party to be merry and bright? Then host it at a fabulous venue! The following Los Angeles locations will set the stage for an epic Christmas party or holiday fête.


So Sought-After: 10 of Los Angeles' Best Wedding Venues

So Sought-After: 10 of Los Angeles' Best Wedding Venues

Los Angeles is blessed with literally hundreds of wedding venues spread throughout its mountains, beaches, parks, and urban centers. To give you a taste of your options, we've listed some of our favorites in a variety of popular categories, from beachfront to rustic.


5 Cool Palm Springs Venues for a Guys Weekend Getaway

5 Cool Palm Springs Venues for a Guys Weekend Getaway

Planning a weekend getaway in Palm Springs with the just the guys? Whether it’s for a Bachelor Party, some serious outdoor fun, or just chillin' with your best dudes by the pool, we've got you covered. Some of our fave Greater Palm Springs wedding venues have cool guy-friendly perks not to be missed!


Planning a small wedding? 8 Orange County venues that are perfect for an intimate gathering.

Planning a small wedding? 8 Orange County venues that are perfect for an intimate gathering.

Think a small wedding can't be just as much fun as a large one? Think again! Small weddings can be a blast, and whether you want to celebrate at a chic hotel, in a private garden, next to the ocean—or even on it, Orange County offers an interesting mix of wedding venues for your intimate event.


5 Affordable Pasadena Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Pasadena Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable wedding venue in Pasadena? You're in luck! With its rich architectural history, lovely gardens and cool style, Pasadena is home to quite a few places that will work with your budget. Here are a handful of our favorites...


5 Great Los Angeles Wedding Venues for an Intimate Celebration

5 Great Los Angeles Wedding Venues for an Intimate Celebration

An intimate wedding can be just as fun and beautiful as a larger celebration—especially in and around Los Angeles. The City of Angels has plenty of wedding venues that are perfect for a smaller gathering and have something special to offer.


Big Day Savings: 11 Affordable Ventura County Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 11 Affordable Ventura County Wedding Venues

Ventura County embraces the best of the California lifestyle. It's a diverse destination that offers a choice of wedding venues that are much more affordable than their pricier neighbors (we're looking at you, Malibu and Santa Barbara!) to the North and South.


The Sky's The Limit! 5 Los Angeles Rooftop Wedding Venues

The Sky's The Limit! 5 Los Angeles Rooftop Wedding Venues

For spectacular views of Los Angeles' skyline and sunsets, rooftop wedding venues cannot be beat. From a 7th-floor penthouse to a 73rd-floor open-air Sky Deck, The City of Angels offers unique places that will take your celebration to a higher level—literally.


Relax and Enjoy: 18 All-Inclusive Inland Empire Wedding Venues

Relax and Enjoy: 18 All-Inclusive Inland Empire Wedding Venues

Let's get real: How much DIY do you actually want to do? If your answer is "not that much," consider a spot that takes care of everything for you.


18 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

18 Affordable Wedding Venues in the Inland Empire

California's Inland Empire is fertile ground not just for grapevines but for weddings, too! This region offers a wealth of places for your celebration—many of them quite affordable.


Affordable Los Angeles Weddings: 7 Venues That Won't Break The Bank!

Affordable Los Angeles Weddings: 7 Venues That Won't Break The Bank!

Los Angeles is more affordable than you may think! You can have your wedding on a rooftop with spectacular L.A. skyline views, in a charming 1928 brick Italian Villa, or many other fabulous venues without spending your last dime.


20 Nonprofit Wedding Venues Where Your Big Day Can Benefit Others

20 Nonprofit Wedding Venues Where Your Big Day Can Benefit Others

It's great when your wedding can do some good long after your Big Day. If you choose to host your celebration at one of these beautiful nonprofit venues, your rental fees will also benefit and empower others in a variety of ways, from supporting underprivileged and at-risk kids to saving animals to building up your own community. So say "I do" to a good cause and let your special day leave a lasting impression on more than just your wedding guests.


Groom's Choice: 6 Orange County Wedding Venues He'll Actually Love!

Groom's Choice: 6 Orange County Wedding Venues He'll Actually Love!

By now you probably know what floats your fiancé's boat, so why not use that knowledge to simplify choosing the right wedding venue. All you have to do is suggest few places that reflect what he loves!


Dare To Be Different: 6 Unique Los Angeles Wedding Venues

Dare To Be Different: 6 Unique Los Angeles Wedding Venues

Anything goes in Los Angeles, so it's no surprise that this county is home to some of the Southland's most intriguing wedding venues.


Want a Stress-Free Event? Check Out These 8 All-Inclusive Los Angeles Wedding Venues!

Want a Stress-Free Event? Check Out These 8 All-Inclusive Los Angeles Wedding Venues!

Though we've all been seduced by the Pinterest siren song a time or two (or three!), let's get real: How much DIY do you actually want to do? If your answer is "not that much", you should definitely consider an all-inclusive venue that does the heavy lifting for you.


Amazing Malibu: 2 Wedding Venues That Are Oh-So Southern California

Amazing Malibu: 2 Wedding Venues That Are Oh-So Southern California

Malibu may have a reputation as Los Angeles' cousin to the north, but it's so much more than just an upscale destination: A drive along the miles of beaches and mountains reveals glimpses of the quaint beach houses, eclectic restaurants, and roadside galleries that drew visitors here in the first place. Our list of stellar Malibu wedding venues reflects the town as it truly is: beautiful, friendly, varied, and uniquely Southern Californian.


5 Things We Love About Santa Barbara Weddings

5 Things We Love About Santa Barbara Weddings

A place so beautiful that it's been dubbed "the American Riviera", Santa Barbara is one of the country's most desirable cities. But being photogenic is not its only claim to fame! Here's our list of the Top 5 things that make this coastal paradise such a popular destination—especially for weddings.


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